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By Roger Moore, Gareth Owen

The Bond video clips stay the longest constantly working movie sequence in motion picture heritage, and 2012 marks its 50th anniversary. whereas there were many actors that experience taken at the coveted position of James Bond, the main well known 007 - and the single with so much panache and air of secrecy - is certainly Sir Roger Moore, KBE. To have a good time the movie franchise's marvelous background, Roger Moore has written a booklet that includes the entire Bond videos, besides a perfectly witty account of his personal involvement in them. From the women to the villains, from the automobiles to the cocktails, from the instruments to the destinations, this pretty booklet is illustrated with many iconic photos from the entire motion pictures plus many formerly unseen photographs. this is often the last word James Bond booklet, written through the last word James Bond, with the entire affection and stable humour he dropped at the position.

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The Peninsula lodge, Hong Kong, with its trademark eco-friendly Rolls-Royce vehicles. Surrounded via press after we filmed there, Britt Ekland smiled at me and acknowledged, ‘Oh I do like being a movie superstar. ’ 6. Sean, Terence younger and Ursula Andress on position in Jamaica for Dr. No. 7. nearly all of Goldfinger used to be set within the united states, together with this series that includes Honor Blackman and Sean Connery on the villain’s Kentucky ranch – even though it used to be all filmed at Pinewood. Sean didn't as soon as step foot in the United States! eight. This really odd-shaped mushroom rock is in Thailand, and housed Scaramanga’s strong sunlight machine within the guy With The Golden Gun. nine. It will pay to promote. The Bottoms Up membership as noticeable in my moment Bond movie. ponder whether I’d get a loose drink there? 10. while doing a recce, the team came across this awesome crocodile farm front and wrote it into the script. eleven. This innocent-looking cave doubled for Scaramanga’s lair. I bravely entered with Christopher Lee just for a mass of bats to fly out (past us). I don’t imagine they have been vampire bats, notwithstanding. 12. one of many many, particularly polluted, waterways we filmed on within the guy With The Golden Gun. We have been warned to maintain our lips tightly closed if we fell in. I want I’d saved my eyes closed too, relatively close to the undertaker’s. thirteen. regardless of what you might imagine, the pyramids weren't one in every of Ken Adam’s designs! although they did make a superb backdrop for my first stumble upon with Jaws within the undercover agent Who enjoyed Me. 14. The well-known St Mark’s sq. in Venice with a few outdated English actor having a look misplaced. 15. Rio quite is a panoramic landscape. sixteen. and that i suggest viewing it via cable automobile, if there are not any steel-toothed hoodlums round. 17. the 1st and in simple terms time I made the canopy of latest Scientist, right here flagging up the truth that our subsequent Bond place was once going to be in area. I loved where, however it did lack surroundings. 18. while the priests came upon it was once a James Bond movie they’d given permission to movie at their monastery, at Aghia Triatha, Meteora in Greece, they have been fairly dissatisfied and frolicked their soiled conduct … besides tarpaulins and anything they can locate to ruin our photographs. fortunately, Cubby controlled to soft issues over with a wide donation to their charitable fund. 19. I informed our being concerned director I hated heights. He advised I take tranquilliser and simply get on with mountain climbing the mountain in Meteora to arrive the monastery. So I did. 20. The Monsoon Palace, HQ of the evil Kamal Khan. There appear to be extra aerials at the roof than the rest nowadays, probably all tuned into certainly one of my previous television sequence? 21. Octopussy made her lair on the Lake Palace resort. The staff have been warned to not enable a drop of river water contact their lips. Many fell in, all survived. 22. I posed outdoors the Brandenburg Gate with a Walther PPK in Octopussy. An understated presence, as continuously. 23. now not really California – Amberley operating Museum in West Sussex doubled for the mine the place Zorin used to be going to set off his dastardly plan of dominating Silicon Valley. 24. Checking the handbrake is on. The Nene Valley Railway stood in for East Germany in an exhilarating teach series in Octopussy.

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